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The Diary of John Evelyn. In Three Volumes

by DOBSON, Austin (ed.)

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Published
1906
Condition
Very good +
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London: Macmillan, 1906. Hardcover. Very good +. 3 vols.: lxxiv, 355; vi, 420; vi, 479 p. 23 cm. B&w illustrations. Fold-out genealogy chart. Half leather with blue cloth. Blue marbled endpapers. Top edges gilt. Light wear only. Armorial bookplates for Herbert A. Bruce on front pastedowns. Bruce, the former owner, was the 15th Lieutenant Governor of Ontario… Read more
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The Telling Year: Belfast 1972

by O'DOHERTY, Malachi

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Published
2007
Condition
Near fine
ISBN
9780717141906
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$40.00

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Dublin: Gill & Macmillan, 2007. Paperback. Near fine. 234 p. 22 cm. B&w illustrations. Paperback. Inscribed by author on title page.
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Scotland and Scandinavia 800-1800

by SIMPSON, Grant G. (ed.)

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Published
1990
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780859762205
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$40.00

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Edinburgh: John Donald Publishers, 1990. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. The Mackie Monographs I. x, 154 p. 24 cm. Black hardcover in blue dustjacket. Articles by various authors on subjects such as the Norse sagas, Shetland Islands, the late medieval church in teh North, trade, Scottish soldiers in Swedish armies, etc. Index.
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The Politics of the Stuart Court Masque

by BEVINGTON, DAVID & HOLBROOK, Peter (eds.)

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Published
1998
Condition
Near fine
ISBN
9780521594363
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$60.00

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Cambridge University Press, 1998. Hardcover. Near fine/Very good. xiv, 335 p. 24 cm. B&w illustrations in centre sections. Green cloth in mylar-covered dustjacket. Some tears and creases to jacket rear. Various authors write about Jacobean and Stuart masques, Jonson, the antimasque, civic and courtly ceremonies, the politics of music in the masque, Milton's Comus, etc. Index.
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With Lawrence in Arabia

by THOMAS, Lowell; CHASE, H. A. & THOMAS, Lowell (illus.)

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Published
1924
Condition
Very good
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$300.00

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New York: The Century Co, 1924. Hardcover. Very good. xviii, 408 p. 21 cm. Frontispiece of T. E. Lawrence and 69 other b&w photos, drawings, and maps. Brown cloth with blue and black print.Light wear. Faint scratch and stain at top rear. Inscribed by author on front free endpaper. Offsetting to title page. Mark in margin of… Read more
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Through Kamchatka by Dog-Sled & Skis

by BERGMAN, Sten

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Published
1927
Condition
ex library-fair
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$45.00

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London: Seely, Service & Co, 1927. Hardcover. ex library-fair. 284, [12] p. 22 cm. 23 b&w illustrations and 2 maps. Mustard cloth with gold impressing. Ex library. Partly rebound in brown buckram with original spine overlaid. Corners worn. Hinges taped internally. Usual ink stamps, plates and envelope on endpapers. Call number on lower spine. Pages neat and clean.… Read more
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A Sketch Book Comprising Historical Incidents, Traditional Tales and Translations

by MCKINNON, John

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Published
1915
Condition
Very good +
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$50.00

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Saint John, NB: Barnes & Co, 1915. Hardcover. Very good +. 213 p. 21 cm. Black cloth. Bottom corners a bit bumped, print on spine faded, marks on lower edge of text block. Faint stains to endpapers. Various topics, including the French Revolution, the funeral of Nelson, the eventful life of Isabel Robins, funerals, piracy in PEI,… Read more
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The League of Nations: Its Achievements and Mission

by HENDERSON, Rt. Hon. Arthur, M.P.

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Published
nd. ca. 1919
Condition
Good
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$25.00

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[London]: Printed at Riverside Printing Works, nd. ca. 1919. Good. 4 p. leaflet. 25 cm. Horizontal crease and light wear to edges. Henderson, winner of the 1934 Novel Prize, became the embodiment of the League of Nations' disarmament effort between the wars.
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Ireland Since The Famine

by LYONS, F. S. L.

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Published
1971
Condition
Near fine
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$50.00

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London: Weifenfeld and Nicholson, 1971. Hardcover. Near fine/Good. xiii, 852 p. 24 cm. Green cloth in mylar-covered green dustjacket. Tears and chips to jacket edges. Front board has worn bottom edge. Topics include the rise of Sinn Fein, the partitioning of the island, de Valera, the republic, social policy, etc. Select bibliography and index.
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Vinegar Bitters Temperance Song Book

by Vinegar Bitters

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Published
1872
Condition
Fair
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$15.00

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Vinegar Bitters, 1872. Booklet. Fair. 32 p. 14 x 19 cm. Booklet. Soiled exterior. Spine and edges a bit rough. Bottom front corner chipped. Foxing and some tape. Includes "Twelve Reasons why no rational being should use tobacco." Company's full name "Dr. Walker's California Vinegar Bitters." Songs like "Touch Not the Cup," "Girls, Wait for a Temperance… Read more
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Shamrock Land: A Ramble Through Ireland

by JONES, Plummer F.

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Published
1909
Condition
Good
Edition
Second Edition
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London: Grant Richards, 1909. Second Edition. Hardcover. Good. x, 347 p. 24 cm. 48 b&w plates. Grey cloth with pasted-on b&w photo, red and green impressing, gold print. Spine ends softened. Rear hinge loosening. Some page edges have torn when cut, causing chips and tears to margins. Offsetting to endpapers. Illustrations of Blarney Castle, Killarney, landscape,… Read more
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Arab and Jewish Immigrants in Latin America Images and Realities

by KLICH, Ignacio; LESSER, Jeffrey (eds.)

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Published
1998
Condition
Fine
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London: Frank Cass, 1998. Hardcover. Fine/Very good +. xiv, 263, [2] p. 23 cm. Cloth hardcover in purple dustjacket. Jacket has small scratch on front. Various authors on the images and realities of Arab and Jewish immigrants in Latin America, mainly Argentina, but also Brazil, Colombian Caribbean, Haiti, Honduras, Mexico, Bolivia.
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Géographie: Physique, Historique, Statistique et Topographique de L'Empire Français et de Ses Colonies. Vol. 4

by TARDIEU, P. F.

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Published
An XII - 1804
Condition
Fair
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$45.00

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Paris: Chez Bernard, An XII - 1804. Hardcover. Fair. 584 p. 20 cm. From our As Is shelf. Front board missing, spine chipped and deteriorated. Split in two sections at pp. 296-7. Foxing. No map. Ink signature on half title. French text. "
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Dernières Années du Règne et de la Vie de Louis XVI

by HUE, François

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Published
1814
Condition
ex library-fair
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Paris: L'Imprimerie Royale, 1814. Hardcover. ex library-fair. xiv, 592 p. 22 cm. Engraved frontispiece. Hardcover with marbled paper boards. From our As Is shelf. Spine missing, corners and edges worn. Ink stamps, label, ink inscription on endpapers, half title, title, last page, text block edges. Dampstains and foxing. Ink spotss p. 30-34 & 379. French text.
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None But Saints: The Transformation of Mennonite Life in Russia 1789-1889

by URRY, James

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Published
1989
Condition
Near fine
ISBN
9780920534809
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$40.00

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Hyperion Press, 1989 . Softcover. Near fine. No. 14 in series. 328 p. 23 cm. Numerous b&w and some colour illustrations. Softcover. Text block indicates some differentiation in paper quality.
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Historical Review of the Castries Municipality From 1785 to 1967

by CARASCO, Francis J.; PILGRIM, John H. (ed.)

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Published
1967
Condition
Fine
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$35.00

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Castries, St. Lucia: Castries City Council, 1967. Softcover. Fine. xii, 131 p. 23 cm. B&w illustrations. Staplebound softcover.
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No Peace Beyond the Line: The English in the Caribbean 1624-1690

by BRIDENBAUGH, Carl and Roberta

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Published
1972
Condition
Very good +
ISBN
9780195014891
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$50.00

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New York: Oxford University Press, 1972. Hardcover. Very good +/Fair. xxii, 440 p. 24 cm. Maps on endpapers. 17 plates in centre section. Blue cloth in tan dustjacket. Small tears and holes to jacket, darkened spine, front flap price clipped with a bit of label residue.
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Antigua and the Antiguans

by [LANAGHAN, Mrs.]

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Published
1980
Condition
Fine
Edition
Reprint. First published by Saunders and Otley in London, 1844
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$100.00

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Guildford: Biddles of Guildford for the Antiguan Publishing Trust, 1980. Reprint. First published by Saunders and Otley in London, 1844. Hardcover. Fine/Very good. 2 vols.: xiv, 345; viii, 355 p. 22 cm. Green cloth in dustjackets. Jacket spines faded.
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The History of Kinsale

by O'SULLIVAN, Florence

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Published
1916
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
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$150.00

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Dublin: James Duffy & Co, 1916. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. x, 240 p. 22 cm. 10 maps & illustrations, 3 of which fold out. Green cloth with gold print. Corners bumped, cloth wrinkled, some shelf wear, small tears in spine ends. Tape marks p. 3 & opposite. Tear in map of the Siege of Kinsale. Topics include: the… Read more
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Tanganyika Under International Mandate, 1919-1946

by DUMBUYA, Peter A.

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Published
1995
Condition
Near fine
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$75.00

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Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 1995. Hardcover. Near fine. xxiii, 282 p. 22 cm. 5 tables and 3 maps. Burgundy faux leather with gold print.
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